To Hop or to Tour? Some Options for Guest Blogging

author kangaroo hopping on a blog tourIndie authors are always looking for ways to get their names out in front of readers – and doing it inexpensively is a plus. One typical way is to contact bloggers and offer to write a guest post for them. This process works, but it takes a lot of time to line up your guest shots – time you would probably rather spend writing.

While you’re sending out your tenth or 25th email to some blogger you barely know, you might wonder whether there’s a more efficient way. Well, sure – you could do a blog tour or a blog hop. But what’s the difference? And will either of them sell any books for you? Continue reading “To Hop or to Tour? Some Options for Guest Blogging”

Let’s go to the Hop (Blog Hop, that is)

Guest post
by Gordon Long

Writers never have any friends; it’s a disadvantage of the art. People who sit in garrets for 14 hours a day scratching away on their keyboards don’t have time to develop the social niceties. However, when it comes time to sell your books, it’s nice to have friends. Or pretend you do, anyway.

Enter the blog hop. Continue reading “Let’s go to the Hop (Blog Hop, that is)”